Posted July 30th 2012 at 10:04 am by
in First Person Policy

An Interview with a Hmong Tour Guide

When I met Zao, she was wearing a trendy graphic t-shirt underneath her traditional indigo-dyed clothing and had her long hair tied in a loose knot on top of her head. Zao is a 17-year-old tour guide, experienced in leading groups on mountain treks to Black Hmong villages in Vietnam. This is her story.

An interview with Zao in Sa Pa by taurindb

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Construction

The new road to Lao Chai village, in construction.

Drawing

A child’s drawing of her home in the mountains.

Post and photos by Sewon Chung. Field recordings by Taurin Barrera.

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